COMPUTER HARDWARE

GUIDE TO SIMPLE COMPUTING HARDWARE

Hard Drive/optical

A hard drive is a data storage device and allows you to sore digital information onto tour files and onto your computer and can allow you to save data on your computer. An optical drive is a disk drive that uses laser light as part of the procces of reading and writing

MONITOR

This is a devise used for checking or keeping a continous record of something and it is the main system of the computer or laptop. A monitor contains no electronic equipment other than what is essentially needed to display and adjust the characteristics of an image.

INPUT/ OUTPUT DEVICES

Input devices are devices that you connect to your computer to input data, items such as the keyboard and mouse are input devices. Output devices are those that give us information from the computer, such as monitors and printers. There are also some devices that work as both an input and output device. .

TOUCH SCREENS

a display device which allows the user to interact with a computer by touching areas on the screen. it is sensitive to touch with a finger or stylus